The “extra” passenger was on American Airlines Flight 1182, en route from Guatemala to the United States. Hidden in the chassis compartment, he flew to his destination, but the doctors called it a miracle.
As reported USA TodayThe free rider was discovered Saturday at 10 am after the plane landed at Miami airport. The man was taken to the nearest hospital by ambulance. American Airlines said in a statement:
“The flight was met by law enforcement agencies due to security concerns. We are cooperating with them in their investigation. “
Guatemalan authorities have also begun investigating a dangerous incident that could have cost the desperate traveler his life.